Peru Ancient and Modern: Life and Death in Ancient Peru

February 20, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Brian Billman, Gabriel Preto, and Ranjana Khanna

Day One of a two-day gathering of leading experts about Peru explores the country's millennial history and present-day challenges. It includes lectures, a roundtable discussion, and the exhibition, "Cultures of the Sea: Art of the Ancient Americas" at the Nasher Art Museum. All events are free and open to the public. 

Brian Billman, Archaeologist, UNC-Chapel Hill, "War and Peace in the Moche Era"

Gabriel Prieto, Archaeologist, University of Florida and National Geographic Explorer, "Chimú Child Sacrifice"

Moderator: Ranjana Khanna, Director, Franklin Humanities Institute

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